1. Most locals know that Morgantown has great food, but others have started to notice, too! Morgantown was recognized as the “Tastiest Town” by the Charleston Gazette.
  2. Movoto ranked Morgantown the #1 “Most Exciting Place in West Virginia” for its nightlife, music, and art.
  3. As one of twelve locations in the country, Morgantown was recognized as a “Distinctive Destination” by National Trust for Historic Preservation.
  4. Morgantown has been recognized as a Tree City” for multiple years in a row.
  5. Home to the West Virginia Mountaineers, Morgantown was recognized as one of the “Top 15 College Football Towns in the Country” by Bleacher Report.
  6. Morgantown is also one of the “Best Sports Cities” according to The Sporting News.
  7. Morgantown is one of the “Top 12 College Towns for Commuting on Foot” by The SpareFoot Blog.
  8. With plenty of room for growth, Morgantown was named #12 out of “100 Leading Locations in the United States” by Area Development Magazine.
  9. Morgantown was recognized as the #1 “Dreamtown in the Country” by Biz Journals.
  10. Morgantown is the 28th community in the U.S. to earn a “Safe Communities” accreditation.
  11. WVU College of Law was named second in the nation for community impact.
  12. Morgantown ranked #5 in the “25 Best Cities to Find a Job” according to Career Builder.
  13. Morgantown ranked as one of the “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” by Forbes.
  14. The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies recognized Morgantown as one of the “Top 20 Most Secure U.S. Places to Live.”
  15. Morgantown ranked as a “Top 10 Places to Retire Under $100 a Day” by AARP Magazine.
  16. Want to work during retirement? Milken Institute named Morgantown as #2 of the “Best Cities for Working Retirement.”
  17. Morgantown earned the “Well Workplace Bronze Award” by the Wellness Councils of America.
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